Saint Brigid of Kildare or Saint Brigid of Ireland ( Irish: Naomh Bríd; Classical Gaelic: Brighid; Latin: Brigida; c. 451 – 525) is the patroness saint (or 'mother saint') of Ireland, and one of its three national saints along with Patrick and Columba.
St. Brigid of Ireland, Brigid also spelled Brigit or Bridget, also called Brigid of Kildare or Bride, Irish Bríd, (born, according to tradition, Fochart, near Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland—died c. 525, Kildare, Ireland; feast day February 1), virgin and abbess of Kildare, one of the patron saints of Ireland.
Jun 10, 2019 · Updated on June 10, 2019 Brigid of Kildare (c. 451–525) was a nun and abbess who founded several monasteries in Ireland. Christians believe that God performed miracles through Brigid during her lifetime, most of which had to do with healing.
Mar 15, 2022 · Brigid’s devotees resigned themselves to Kildare’s secondary status as “one of the two pillars of the Kingdom, along with Patrick the pre-eminent,” as one medieval hymnist put it.
Brigid is depicted in an icon in the parish church in Kildare with her foot on the sword. She challenges us to be peacemakers and peacekeepers. Model of Equality Brigid held a unique position in the early Irish church. Scholars tell us that she presided over the local church of Kildare and was head of a double monastery for men and women.
Saint Brigid of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland (also: Brigit, Bridget, Bridgit, Bríd or Bride - c. ...
Jan 12, 2021 · One of the most famous landmarks in Ireland, Brigid’s Well in Kildare, still bears her name. The water from this well is also said to have healing properties. Brigid was revered as a healer, both through her wells and through other means, but was also known as a fighter at times.